Post-Game Notes

Feb. 20, 2016

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UTEP 91, Louisiana Tech 80
Feb. 20, 2016
Don Haskins Center


• With the 91-80 loss, Louisiana Tech fell to 20-7 on the season, snapping a three-game winning streak.
• LA Tech is now 9-5 in Conference USA play, sitting alone in fourth place in the league standings.
• The series between LA Tech and UTEP is now tied at 10-10. The Bulldogs had won three straight over the Miners.
• The 91 points allowed by the Bulldogs was the third most this season.
• UTEP shot 59.3 percent from the field, the most by any opponent of LA Tech this season.
• LA Tech forced 15 turnovers in the loss. The Bulldogs were 10-0 when forcing at least 15nturnovers in a single game.
• LA Tech starters -- Alex Hamilton, Dayon Griffin, Jacobi Boykins, Erik McCree and Merrill Holden. • Alex Hamilton made his 102nd consecutive start.
Alex Hamilton moved into fifth place on the all-time career scoring list, passing Gerrod Henderson (1998-02). The senior scored a team-high 22 points to increase his career total to 1,836.
Derric Jean tallied 16 points, tying his career high which he set on Thursday against UTSA.
Jacobi Boykins registered 10 points, scoring all 10 in the first 12 minutes of the game.
Erik McCree recorded 10 points while playing 30 minutes of action. The redshirt junior was a game time decision on whether he would play or not after missing Thursday's game due to a knee injury.
Dayon Griffin dished out a career-high five assists.
Alex Hamilton registered five assists, marking the 19th time this season he has dished out at least five in a single game.




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